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Why City are once again the favourites of 'neutral' fans

It’s an alien concept to a whole generation of Manchester City supporters to think City were once – by and large – the nation’s favourite ‘second team’, the one for which opposition fans had a bit of a ‘soft spot’. It stemmed from always being in the shadow of the loathed neighbours from Trafford Borough. City were the antithesis of Fergie’s arrogant, big spenders who dominated English football. The levels […]

MAN UNITED 1 MAN CITY 2 - Champion City

The Reds came to party, arrogance overflowing spitting vitriol, venom and spite, vowing to silence the upstart noisy neighbours and hail a ‘Glory Glory Man United’ celebratory night. Fergie spewed aspirations of humiliating the reigning champions with a record Premier League points winning margin, as the Old Trafford banners proclaimed ‘Aguerooo-noooo…’ – the Manure faithful making light of that painful, fateful day last May. It turned out to be a […]

RBNR ARCHIVE - MAN CITY 1 MAN UTD 0 - Heaven and Hell

A Glaswegian pensioner edged closer to meeting his maker as sky blue heaven appeared on Manchester City’s horizons at a turbo-charged Etihad Stadium. Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson will be hoping a derisive put down of the blue side of Manchester is not a self-fulfilling prophecy come the Premier League finale on 13 May. He famously retorted ‘not in my lifetime…’ when asked if City – flush with Sheikh Mansour’s riches […]